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the work of local militants. whoever is behind them, they have shown that india's largest city is still vulnerable. >> the bbc will be in mumbai with the latest details on the attack. >> it is very important to remember that it is still early in the primary investigation being carried out. given a small scale of the attacks that we have seen, it may be a local were involved. it is still a important to remember that much information has to come out of these investigations and only then are we likely to see a clearer picture. >> mumbai is on alert. there were three toward native blass, after all. what security measures are being taken to prevent more? >> the certainly, the blast took place -- or the news assertive out and the city was put on -- the news sorted out and the city was put on high alert. there is more surveillance of the streets. however, mumbai is showing resilience. they can deal with this and move on. certainly, and today will be no different from mine the other day. -- from any other day. >> hugo chavez will need more treatment for cancer. he may need to undergo chemothera
attack by terrorists. >> reporter: in this part of india, hardest hit in eight year, worst since the siege by pakistani militants and other locations in the city, leaving nearly 170 people here dead after days of terror. many here haven't felt secure since. and mumbai is once again on high alert. there's no indication the pakistanis have played role. they've condemned the bombing. the two countries have started talking about their differences since the 2008 attacks. back to you. >> michelle kosinski. and joined by executive editor of "the bloomberg view." usually, you have to say that, usually a terrorist attack in india, they come out and say, it was pakistani group, number one. you didn't see that this time. really no evidence of that? >> right. it's worth remembering, india is a country of a billion people, and in the split that occurred originally back in the '40s between india and pakistan, a couple hundred muslims live inside -- >> millions. that's okay. >> live inside india and there are extremist groups with india as opposed to pakistani base that go over to india respons
to go to the religious authority to get sanction. in india, you are ton sand if -- sanity if id by a brahman. that's what we mean by rule of law. the only world civilization that did not have rule of law is china. the reason, they never had a central religion. it's amazing to think they got primitive because of a religion. you only have to worship your ancestors. there's really no authority that comes from that. it was completely controlled by the state. no chinese emperor has ever felt there's a higher source of law to obey. that continues to the present day. the chinese party does a constitution. they make the constitution. the constitution doesn't limit what they want to do. in the west, rule of law develops very early and very powerfully. one the heros in my book, the classic all like the reformation. i like the catholic church in a couple of important historical respects. in terms of the rule of law, the church was extremely important. in the post period, in the early middle ages, bishops and priest could marry and vice president children. they all ought to turn the benefit
increases. the country faces severe financial problems. in india, the government has put its cities on high alert after a blast on wednesday in the financial capital of mumbai. the prime minister insist there was no warning or prior intelligence about the attack. 70 people were killed and more than 100 injured in multiple locations. people are angry about the government's inability to prevent such strikes. >> monsoon rains tumbled down and mumbai, india's financial capital, always the aftermath of three simultaneous bomb blast. close to 20 people were killed and scores more injured as explosions ripped through crowded areas during evening rush hour. witnesses in the opera house district and diamond trading area where one of the blast took place described -- described scenes of chaos and confusion. >> it was 6:55 pm. i was packing to go home and the bomb went off. i was watching from a window. i dropped the diamonds i was carrying. i could see people panicking and covered in blood. >> a number of people have died in these attacks. investigators have been combing all three sites to find any c
like northern china and in india where bore wells were used to irrigate greenrevolution crops. so we need a second green revolution; one that is also ecologically green as wellas yield green. >>reporter: how do you see the importance of investment into agriculture more? how can we do that down the road? >>we have a huge unmet challenge; we have to invest more in agriculture to get more per unit land area of using existing technologies better and we have to invest more in research and development to find better ways to grow the food that give good yield, but also resilience. and then there's one more piece of this puzzle; and it's a daunting puzzle. we are already in the era of climate change, sometimes we talk about climate change as hypothetical, or for the future. well climate change is real;it's not hypothetical and it's not only in the future, it's in the present. there's more climate instability, there are more hazards; like drought and like floods that are undermining the food supplynow, not just in the future and there's more to come. >>reporter: ...are we facing a doomsday sc
this in india. i worked with the president in india. farmers are using cell phones to text message their sprinklers to turn on and off. and they are becoming a heck of a lot more productive. if they can do it to be more productive and the sectors of the economy that you do not think as facebook users. they are harnessing the power of technology to improve their lives for their own work. i can't crack this code to get mainstream jobs harnessing this. restaurants are finding ways to optimize that extra seat, by harnessing the daily deal, the real file information -- real time information sharing. they are starting to see this in main street but we need to do more. >> i want to read-focus on the question asked. it's one of the key things we have tried to explore, which is how can we share the benefits of growth extensively? how can we have extensive g rowth? what we have is not just the stagnation of wages. we have a winner take all of society as the people that are able to compete on around the world in an information society have prospered in this country and others have not . i do
, it is also right inthe heart of the high growth economies such as india, china and the regional grouping of asean... estimated by press metal to consume more than two-thirds of world production. >>the building of bakun dam, and other hydro-schemes in the so-called sarawak corridor of renewable energy (or score) has not been without controversy. 10,000 people were relocated when their traditional tribal land was flooded in the construction of bakun dam. conservationists have waged an intense campaign against the development; but community leaders also see advantages: >>uma belor: the school for instance is nearer which is wonderful for the children. and it's easieralso for us to communicate with the government as well. and we have clinics where we can go and other offices nearby. >>reporter: the international hydropower association is working with environmental champions such asthe world wildlife fund and has developed the hydropower sustainability assessment protocol to limit the social and environmental impacts. >>from canada, to china and the wilds of borneo... hydro power is attractin
you've got these no longer emerge ing countries, china and india, brazil. america's status as the sole super power is in real peril, isn't it? >> it is. the world has changed a lot in that regard, and i think in some ways it feels like we're at that pivot of empire moment when the arc is a little downward. there's a sort of dislocation and apprehension about that that is one of the things being manifested in washington with all this bickering and all this gridlock. if there was ever a time to come together, this is it. i think our group demonstrated that you can have a principled compromise, one that does cut spending and reform entitlements. and, yes, reform the tax code to put our country in a stronger competitive position and that people on opposite sides of the aisle can actually come together for the good of the country. >> nor senator coburn, we've seen a pretty special relationship developing between president obama and speaker boehner. would you say it's love on the golf course? where are we going here? >> i'm a good friend of the president's. we have almost 100% disagreement o
michele bachmann was on the night before and said that president obama's trip to india was going to cost $2 billion. what ever it was. and he had let it go. he did a wonderful thing, anderson cooper. he'd be constructed the whole -- deconstructed the whole story, showed how it began with an unnamed indian official. as if an unnamed indian official in maharajas and would have any idea what the president's trip was going to cost and involved 32 naval ships. this thing was crazy. so he did constructed the whole story. i thought it was so good, i got a transcript and i wrote a column on it, giving him a shout out for doing it. the next day i was giving a talk to the honor society. i get my bagel, my coffee, i sit down at the table lets 7:00 a.m. -- at 7:00 a.m. the first thing a young man said at the table is, did you know obama's trip was going to cost a billion dollars? and i said, did not see anderson cooper? i tell this whole story in the book. and michele bachmann just announced for the presidency. that is utterly irresponsible. >> let me talk about the role of new media. in that case,
muslim- majority nation with nuclear weapons. it has neighbors such as india and iran and china and afghanistan. s importance cannot be diminished. the good news is that we are working on our democracy. we have sustained it for three years. hopefully, we will be able to sustain it for a long-term future. we are in the process of normalizing relations with the two neighbors we have had trouble having relations with, afghanistan and india. the tough thing is that we are also thinking of looking at things differently, at instead of sitting at the crossroad of these complex, and we want to see ourselves with the opportunities that this presents. transition is not easy. it will be difficult. it will take time. but we have the clarity of our vision and the intent is there to do it. i will leave all the tough questions for karen to ask and for me to answer during the dialogue. thank you for being here. [applause] >> you can all see that ambassador haqqani is a very good speaker. [laughter] he is paired with john stuart on "the daily show," on oakwood charlie rose," " and he is very ade
to ben live from libya later. >>> india police say it is going to take more to pinpoint who is behind the triple bomb blast in mumbai. it killed 18 people. no intelligence is pointing to anything imminent. for now the minister says anything hostile to india is suspect. >>> don't give it another shot. today, the president, congressional leaders have been going back and forth on a debt ceiling increase for about a week now. the deadline is august 2nd. otherwise the u.s. may not be able to pay its bills. so far, little to show but ex as sper rags. eric cantor and then walked out of the talks. we're going to talk to the policy as well as the personality clash in a moment. >>> well, americans have a personal credit score and governments have a debt rating. moodys, one of three debt rating agencies is reviewing the u.s. rating for a possible downgrade. governments with lower ratings, just like people with lower credit scores, pay higher interest rates. >>> a section of a suspension bridge collapses in china. and a tour bus goes down with it. chinese news agencies say one person was killed.
. they fought and started the people he did the mumbai attacks in india. as a counterweight to india military power. all those groups have operational connections to each other now. the experts believe that they would be, and are inclined to plan operations against the west, both at home and abroad. so the question becomes then how vulnerable is the pakistani arsenal? how might someone need a nuclear bomb? there's several ways. you could have a rogue officer come you have a clandestine sale of materials which a.q. khan, the father of the nuclear program of pakistan before a number of years. you have a rogue officer taking over nuclear installation, or you can have my scenario where a bomb in transit from its secure facility the front lines in a nuclear, storm because that's where it's most one of the. you're the combination of weapons, a country which is hostile, a security service which has ties to jihadists. jihadists have been indulged on the establishment military and security, and you have something that is really a worth a nuclear terrorism i nuclear terrorism i would suggest one the gr
play the role of a talyst. and you know what, when i do my research in india and pakistan, i find people there telling me that you know the way forward is going to be that you people in the west, you muslims living in the west, in north america and europe, you guys might be pave approximating the way. i said really, do you really want us to show you the way, we have a different economic system, different experience. said you can say whatever you want but whatever light are you going to shine on kick-starting the tradition is going to help us. we might not take everything you say. but we are too caught up in our indonesian struggles. and the other thing, charlie that we have in this country. we have possibly the most extraordinary resources, literal resources on islam and muss lim societies that no other country in the world has. e lrary at chicago, harvard's major library, princeton's library has terials an literary resources in arabi, petitionian, turkish, in every language. we have experts that can tell y about details about practices of islam in indonesia to timbuktu. and but t
and influenced china in term which influenced india which may be influencing pakistan. that same pattern may be beginning to happen in africa as we have some real success stories in other countries thinking if rwanda can do it, why can't we? >> we'll have to leave it at that. thank you very much. we will be right back. >> if i can finish now -- oh, yes, why don't you meow when i woman does that. between accoun, so your money can move as fast as you do. check out your portfolio, track the market with live updates. and execute trades anywhere and anytime the inspiration hits you. even deposit checks right from your phone. just take a picture, hit deposit and you're done. open an account today and put schwab mobile to work for you. >>> canada pulled the last of the combat troops out of afghanistan this week. this brings us to our question of the week. how many nations still have combat troops in afghanistan as part of the international security assistance force? is it a, 6, b, 16, c, 26 or d 46. stay tuned and we'll tell you the correct answer. go to cnn.com/gps for ten more questions. while yo
influenced india, which may be influencing pakistan. that same pattern may be beginning to happen in africa, as we have some real success stories, and others countries say, if rwanda can do it, if ghana can do it, why can't we? >> we'll have to leave it at that. thank you very much. >>> we will be right back. woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> can a day pulled the last of its troops out of afghanistan this week. that brings us to our question of the week -- how many nations still have combat troops in afghanistan as part of the international security assist tansz force? is it 6, 16, 26 or 46? stay tuned and we'll tell you the correct answer. make sure you go to cnn.com/gps for ten more question and make sure you check out the global public square don't forget, you can also follow us on twitter and fac
. >> will the contracts with the chinese companies be reviewed? >> with so many country, we have chinese, malaysia, india, we will not be selective. the people would want to be happy. can hes are not good flighting resources. no reason why we can allow one to monopolize the resources. we want many companies to come in. >> waef been seeing the cues for fuel. as a potential investor coming in, that is possibly something that could be quite worrying that at any point because you're still importing your fuel from the north because you tonight have refining capacities here that this could impact potential for property development. >> that's a serious problem. and it is part of it, but we wanted to maintain with the north because what happened here, they were built during a time when sudan was at war. now the war is over, we want a small refinery to be built in south sudan. and while we're working to build those refinery, we want our border to be open. >> you seem to be taking a two pronged approach to this. china is already the largest investor in your oil sector, but you also you seem to be targeting the ara
in china, you know, why so many more boys than girls in china and india and other places and we say, huh, that's funny, what's going to happen there but then we move on to another question. wa-marjah didn't move on. she said what does this mean there's so many missing girls. what's going to happen when these boys grow up and there's no one for them to marry? how will they create families? what will society be like and she has asked those questions both about the society and what's going to happen because of that, but she also went back and researched how did this happen? and some of it what we think we know about things like one-child policy but some of it has to do with zero population growth and an enthusiasm for population control that has had great unintended consequences and i think we'll surprise people. >> and that book is unnatural selection. right next to that, two books about some troubled nations. >> yes. dancing in the glory of monster about the congo by jason stearns -- our editorial director got this book in from actually a friend of jason's, the wonderful journalist mckale
by the u.s. census bureau. using its international database, it projects india to be the most populace nation by the year 2050. take a look at this. they are expecting that india will have 1.6 billion people by 2050, that would make china number two, by the way. i'll show you what china is expected to look like. china would be number two, would be holding steady with about 1.3 billion people. where would the u.s. be? the united states, let me show you that, the united states would grow to about 423 million people by 2050. one of the biggest gains will be number four, this one i'm sure is going to surprise you, nigeria, likely to be the fourth most pew pew his country with 402 million people. look at ethiopia, caught my attention, will be, give that to you, will grow to about 278 million people. putting it into the top ten for the first time. now, those are gainers. let's look at losers. biggest loser, russia would drop from number nine right now to number 16, declining birth rates in that country, relatively low life expectancies to blame. it's just 62 years, by the way, life expectanc
's trip to india was going to cost $2 billion. and he had let it go. he did a wonderful thing, anderson cooper. he'd be constructed the whole story, showed how it began with an unnamed indian official. as if an unnamed indian official would have any idea what the president's trip was going to cost and involved 32 naval ships. this thing was crazy. so he did constructed the whole story. i thought it was so good, i got a transcript and i wrote a column on it, giving him a shout out for doing it. the next day i was giving a talk to the honor society. the first thing a young man said at the table is, did you know obama's trip was going to cost a billion dollars? and i said, did not see anderson cooper? i tell this whole story in the book. and michele bachmann just announced for the presidency. that is utterly irresponsible. >> let me talk about the role of new media. in that case, for example, you can argue that it was because of the internet that spread that story, but even before anderson cooper, there were self correcting mechanisms on the internet. do you think the internet is increasin
enough. it's one that has a lot of acceptance in a lot of the world which china, india, brazil, and south africa accept make it work. >> rose: in your opinion china, >> >> yes. >> rose: you came away with what sense of their ambition? >> well, this is clearly a country with an enormous national will to... >> rose: solve internal problems? >> to develop, to become wealthy and powerful and to overcome what they see as a century and a half of national humiliation at the hands of the west. that's a huge drive. how it does that i think this is a country which sees many options and could go several different ways. i mean, the one thing almost everyone you speak in china agrees on the it's not going to have the same system in 20 year's time that it has today. whereas in the united states you think you have basically the same system that you've had for a few centuries and more. >> i think ai wei wei had said this. that you do not expect reform to comele from the generation that's now takingower that replaces hu jintao and wen jiabao but you expect genuine reform to come from the next generation,
in the world because you've got these rising powers, china, india, brazil, but we don't -- >> but we don't -- what they antarctica late, what we don't yet know is what they stand for. what is their big idea. what are these now powers going to bring to the world. so everybody is still lookinto america for the leadership and ashomas sa america is still the tent pole but europeans and everyone, i think, are asking can where is u.s. headed it cannot gone with these levels of deficits and debt. mething has to be done but the one thing president obama has not articulated is some broad vision for the united states to compete in the world. energy is one very obvious area tha tom writes a lot about. i was recently in copenhagen, in copenhagen they are now heeding the entire city this winter, last winter by burning their own gar badge. there are dramatic changes going on. why is green technolog being lead by scandinavia, by asia. and that vision is just lacking. >> let me open that up with everybody. the idea of obama leadership, i mean as did has said is not acted boldly where he might have want
and india, brazil. america's status as the sole super power is in real peril, isn't it? >> it is. the world has changed a lot in that regard, and i think in some ways it feels like we're at that pivot of empire moment when the arc is a little downward. there's a sort of dislocation and apprehension about that that is one of the things being manifested in washington with all this bickering and all this gridlock. we have got to become more mature in washington certainly, and we've got to become more reasonable if we're going to get through this moment and have a country as strong on the far side of it as we had coming into it. >> i liked your column about the sort of lack of ambition when you see the space travel being dramatically reduced and that kind of dream ending. i think, when you and i were younger, you remember these amazing explorations into space, and they were fantastically ambitious and exciting, and they kind of motivated everybody. what worries me about what's going on now is everything's been cut back. the great aspiration that america always stood for doesn't seem to be there
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